Expressive Purcell from Fretwork

The viol ensemble takes on the complete fantazias – listen to a clip here

Complete Fantazias; In Nomines in 6 and 7 parts
Harmonia Mundi HMU 907502
49:50 mins

‘The playing in Fretwork’s new recording, with partly different personnel from the earlier one (Virgin), strikes my ears as being more fluent and more expressively spontaneous’ Nicholas Anderson

A full review plus star ratings is published in our August 2009 issue

Audio clip: Purcell: In Nomine (in 7 parts)

Related links:
Elegant Celtic dances and airs
Songs from a Golden Age